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  1. How Do You Pass The BCBA Exam On Your First Try & What Are The Pass Rates?
    How Do You Pass The BCBA Exam On Your First Try & What Are The Pass Rates?

    Are you planning to take the BCBA exam? If so, you're probably feeling a bit anxious, but don't worry - you're not alone! The BCBA exam is tough as we know, according to 2021 stats from the BACB 60% of first time test-takers pass and only 28% of retest-takers pass. It's definitely possible to pass this exam the first time if you prepare properly; but in this blog post, we will discuss what content areas you should focus your studying on as well as providing tips and a study plan that will get you exam ready. Good luck!

    One of the most important things you can do to prepare for the BCBA exam is to become familiar with the content areas that will be tested. The BACB website provides a list of the knowledge and skills that are assessed on the exam. Make sure you understand what each of these content areas covers and spend some time studying them. In addition to content knowledge, the BCBA exam tests your ability to apply behavioral principles to real-world scenarios. To prepare for this, make sure you can identify and explain the key concepts from each of the core behavior analysis textbooks. AATBS now offers flashcards covering all the key concepts from the content areas to make identifying them in real-world scenarios a breeze.

    This content area breakdown pictured above is taken straight from the BACB

  2. How much does the NCE exam cost?
    How much does the NCE exam cost?

    If you are looking to become a licensed counselor, then you will need to pass the National Counselor Exam (NCE). This exam is required in most states in order to become a registered or licensed counselor. The NCE is a challenging test, but with enough preparation, you can achieve success! Wondering how much the NCE exam costs? The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) administers the 200-question multiple-choice exam. The NCE exam costs $275 USD.

  3. How To Study For The Social Work Exam
    How To Study For The Social Work Exam

    Are you preparing to take the social work exam? If so, you're in luck! In this blog post, we will provide you with some tips on how to study for the social work exam. Are you taking the LCSW exam? LMSW exam? It is important to stay organized and focused while you are studying and to gather the appropriate study materials to get prepared for the social work exam. Although the LCSW exam and the LMSW exam are different, we want to provide you with a few tips that can help you prepare for either exam.

  4. RBT VS BCBA: What's the Difference?
    RBT VS BCBA: What's the Difference?

    Within the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), there are several credentials that individuals can acquire, at varying levels, in order to provide and/or supervise ABA therapy services. 

    A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is an entry-level position within the field of behavior analysis. RBTs work in a clinical environment under the direct supervision of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) or a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) to implement ABA therapy for individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities. A behavior technician's main duty is to implement therapy and assist with behavioral issues in a variety of settings, under the supervision of a BCBA.